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Trondenes Historical Centre

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The history of the Vikings taking to Christianuty

Two floors of exhibitions, the development of the Christian faith in northern Norway, and how the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Margaret N
via mobile
Nice Introduction into Norwegian History

One remark at the Beginning: 9 Euro looks like quite a lot of money for a museum of this size. On... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Muellheim, Germany
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The Centre is located alongside Trondenes church on the Trondenes peninsula, a cultural heritage landscape marked by the Viking era, Middle Ages and Word War II. The exhibitiion provides an exiting insight into the history of Harstad and Hinnoy...more
Trondenesveien 122, Harstad 9404, Norway
+47 77 01 83 80
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Two floors of exhibitions, the development of the Christian faith in northern Norway, and how the church became a significant land owner on the ground floor. Upstairs more evidence of the tragedy of WW2 and terrible attitudes that one group held against others. The cafe’s...More

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

One remark at the Beginning: 9 Euro looks like quite a lot of money for a museum of this size. On the other side: The exposition is informative, interesting and well organized. It shows different aspects of Norwegian life and Culture throughout the centuries. A...More

Thank RobfromGermany
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was part of our trip after visiting the church on a Hurtigruten tour. The ground floor level consisted of the history to do with religious aspect of the area. Upstairs was what we found interesting to do with the war. One wall consisted of...More

1  Thank FloandStan
Reviewed 8 November 2017

On the Trondenes Peninsula 4 km north of the town center of Harstad you will find historic tracks from the stone age up to World War II. Get there by bus or walk on the path along the sea to Trondenes Historical Centre. There you...More

1  Thank Jens H
1978Ingrid, Informasjonssjef at Trondenes Historical Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017
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Takk for hyggelig og informativ anmeldelse. Ha en historisk dag! :)

Reviewed 29 October 2017

This local history museum a short walk from the stone church was a nice surprise. It is in chronological order, from stone age through WWII. The WWII exhibit was particularly interesting, it is up on the 2nd floor, do not miss it.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Having the historical centre next door to the church complements the church visit. I do however think they could have crammed much more of historical facts and artefacts into the paid display inside. The highlight for me was actually Karl-Erik Harr's superb paintings depicting Trondenes...More

1  Thank seadragon99
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This prize winning historical centre displays only items found in the close surroundings, but that is quite a lot! Items are from the stone age through the viking era and to the world war 2. The walk through takes you to a number of rooms...More

Thank JohnnyHagen
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I was surprised by this small museum. Nice collection of artefacts and well presented. Nice gift shop and cafe attached.

Thank KLS2602
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A great display of local history ranging from the viking era and through mmodern day Harstad and the city's history with some focus on the events locally during the second world war. Also some war history with focus on both the Adolf Cannon and the...More

Thank tommykristoffersen
Reviewed 29 August 2016

As most museum in Norway it is not big but most interesting. Gives you a real insight of the history of the place.

1  Thank olivierc47
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10 August 2017|
Response from JohnnyHagen | Reviewed this property |
Trondenes Historical Center is open from 10-14 working days, and 11-16 on Sunsays. On saturdays they are closed. Enjoy!